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DPSY6106 - Advanced clinical practice

SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader(s): Dr Grace Couchman


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)


This unit in the second year of the DPsych (Clinical) course covers key issues for clinical psychologies, such as assessment methods, intervention planning and management, and the professional communication of clinical work. Students learn to conduct assessment and treatment, and to present these to peers and academic clinicians in an informative and succinct manner. Relevant professional, ethical and legal issues are explored for all presented cases.


Seminar attendance (hurdle requirement); major oral case presentation and written case report (4500 words) (80%); brief oral case presentation (20%). Oral and written tasks will be graded.

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